Lead Kindly Light

Misc. Gospel

  Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom,
Lead Thou me  on;
The night is  dark, and I am far from home;
Lead Thou  me  on.
  Keep Thou my feet; I  do not ask to  see
  The distant  scene; one step  enough  for  me.

I was not ever thus, nor prayed that Thou
Shouldst lead me on;
I loved to choose and see my path; but now
Lead Thou me on.
I loved the garish day, and, in spite of fears,
Pride ruled my will: remember not past years.

So long Thy power hath blest me, sure it still
Will lead me on
O'er moor and fen, o'er crag and torrent, till
The night is gone,
And with the morn those angel faces smile,
Which I have loved long since and lost a while

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